A dog encounters a garter snake on the ground in Autumn.
A dog encounters a garter snake on the ground in Autumn.
Snake Magnet

This Will Attract Snakes to Your Yard

Avoid keeping this one thing outside, experts say.

A close up of a snake with its tongue out
A close up of a snake with its tongue out
That Ssstinks

7 Scents That Repel Snakes

The smells will keep them slithering on.

removing plants from yard
removing plants from yard
Vexing Vines

If You Have This Plant, "Eliminate It" Now

Experts warn homeowners to keep an eye out.

Blossoms of Light Event at Denver Botanic Gardens
Blossoms of Light Event at Denver Botanic Gardens
Garden Glory

The 10 Best Gardens in the U.S.

They are especially beautiful during the holidays.

A pest control technician spraying a tree with insecticide
A pest control technician spraying a tree with insecticide
Tree Trouble

The No. 1 Sign of a Tree-Destroying Pest

This is a clue they've invaded your yard.

A copperhead snake moving through grass
A copperhead snake moving through grass
Ssstay Out!

9 Ways to Snake-Proof Your Yard, Experts Say

Here's how to avoid a reptile run-in.

trees outside suburban home
trees outside suburban home
Axed Ash

If You Have This Tree, Prepare to Cut It Down

Mass removals are happening this fall.

pest control in backyard
pest control in backyard
Hungry Caterpillar

If You See This on Trees, Scrape It Off

It's a serious threat.

Coiled Up Rattlesnake
Coiled Up Rattlesnake
Snake Mistake

This Could Attract Rattlesnakes to Your Yard

It's pretty common.

A Burmese python crawling through the grass
A Burmese python crawling through the grass
Herpetological Hideouts

How to Spot Snake Holes in Your Yard

And what you can do if you find them.

A rattlesnake coiled on the ground in the dirt
A rattlesnake coiled on the ground in the dirt
Slithering Through

Prepare to See More Rattlesnakes in Your Yard

Here's why they're out in greater numbers.

houseplants on display
houseplants on display
Primary Plant

The 7 Best Houseplants for Beginners

There are so many to choose from.

home depot store
home depot store
Plant Petition

Shoppers Demand Home Depot Stop Selling This

A petition has gained traction.

Middle aged woman sitting under a tree reading a book in the park
Middle aged woman sitting under a tree reading a book in the park
Toppling Trees

Never Sit Under a Tree If You Notice This

Experts are warning about this major risk.

shopping at garden center
shopping at garden center
Problematic Plants

7 Plants You Can Buy That Are Actually Invasive

Experts recommend avoiding them entirely.

close up of grass in yard
close up of grass in yard
Grass Gripe

If You Have This Grass in Your Yard, Kill It

Experts warn about this danger.

mixed herbs such as basil, chives and rosemary in pots in a wooden tray,
mixed herbs such as basil, chives and rosemary in pots in a wooden tray,
Happy Herbs

The 6 Best Herbs to Plant for Beginners

Experts say these herbs are easiest to grow.

young black woman with houseplants
young black woman with houseplants
Houseplant Horoscope

The Best Houseplant For Each Zodiac Sign

Plant parents take note.

Smiling woman holding a pot watering green plant at home
Smiling woman holding a pot watering green plant at home
Super Greens

This Beverage Will Help Your Plants Thrive

It's almost as cheap as tap water.

A little girl in her backyard scratching at her leg because there are mosquitoes.
A little girl in her backyard scratching at her leg because there are mosquitoes.
Pest Control

This Is Attracting Mosquitoes to Your Yard

Eliminate it or you'll have regrets.